On This Day

Year 1964 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 446

  • Sep 15 Andrew Landenberger, Australian tornado sailor (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Sep 17 Karen Straker, horse show jumper
  • Sep 19 Bob Papa, American sportscaster (NBC Sports), born in Dumont, New Jersey
  • Sep 21 Danny Hoekman, soccer player (NEC)
  • Sep 21 Danny Villa, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 23 Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Sep 23 Clayton Blackmore, Welsh footballer
  • Sep 24 Rafael Palmeiro, 1st baseman (Baltimore Orioles), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Sep 25 Joey Saputo, Canadian businessman and sports executive, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 26 Bobby Joe Edmonds, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Nashville, Tennessee,
  • Sep 26 Dave Martinez, American baseball outfielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Sep 26 Derek Ho, American surfer (World C'ship 1993; Hawaiian Triple Crown 1984, 86, 88, 90), born in Kailua, Hawaii (d. 2020)
  • Sep 28 Paul Jewell, English football manager
  • Sep 29 Brad Lohaus, NBA forward/center (NY Knicks)
  • Sep 29 John Tucker, Windsor, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Sep 30 Michael McKay, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 1 Roberto Kelly, Panamanian baseball outfielder and coach (NY Yankees; MLB All Star 1992-93), born in Panama City, Panama
  • Oct 1 Jonathan Sarfati, New Zealand chess player, scientist, and author (FIDE Master), born in Ararat, Australia
  • Oct 2 Michael Brooks, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1992; Denver Broncos), born in Ruston, Louisiana
  • Oct 2 Sheila Echols, American track athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 1988), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oct 4 David Brain, Zimbabwean cricketer and fast medium bowler (9 Tests; 23 ODIs), born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe
  • Oct 4 Mark McLemore, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (Texas Rangers), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 4 Matthew Cetlinski, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x200m freestyle relay 1988), born in Fort Worth, Florida
  • Oct 5 Denean Howard, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1988), born in Sherman, Texas
  • Oct 5 Terry Mathews, Alexandria LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Oct 6 Tom Jager, American swimmer (5 Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92; 50m freestyle world record x 6), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • Oct 7 Rich Delucia, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 7 Paul Stewart, British footballer (Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool), born in Manchester, England
  • Oct 9 Martín Jaite, Argentine tennis star, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Oct 10 Maxi Gnauck, German uneven parallel bars gymnast (Olympic gold 1980), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Oct 12 Fanie De Villiers, South African cricketer (great South African pace bowler), born in Vereeniging, Transvaal Province, South Africa
  • Oct 13 Chris Gwynn, American baseball outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 14 Joe Girardi, American MLB catcher (4 teams, including NY Yankees, 1996-99), and manager (Yankees, 2006-17), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Oct 14 Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
  • Oct 18 Etsuko Inoue, Japan, tennis star
  • Oct 18 George Ferris, Antigua cricketer (Leewards fast bowler), born in Antigua
  • Oct 19 Webster Slaughter, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Oct 25 Barb Broen-Ouellette, volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Oct 25 Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands
  • Oct 25 Pat Swilling, American NFL defensive end and linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in Toccoa, Georgia
  • Oct 26 Lawson Duncan, American tennis star, born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Oct 26 Vencie Glenn, American NFL safety (NY Giants), born in Grambling, Louisiana
  • Oct 27 Jill Hetherington, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Brampton, Canada
  • Oct 27 Mark Taylor, Australian cricketer (genius Australian captain since 1994), born in Leeton, Australia
  • Oct 27 Mary T. Meagher, American swimmer (3 x Olympic gold 100/200m butterfly, 4x100m medley 1984; WR 100/200m butterfly 1981), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 28 Lenny Harris, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 28 Paul Wylie, figure skater (Olympic-silver)
  • Oct 29 Greg Montgomery, punter (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Oct 29 Jackie Pereira, field hockey center/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • Oct 29 May Allison, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 31 Marco van Basten, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, AC Milan), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Nov 1 Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, Sri Lankan cricket spin bowler (2 Tests; best 5-44 1986), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Nov 2 Kevin Gogan, American NFL guard (Pro Bowl 1994, 97-98; Super Bowl 1992-93, Dallas Cowboys), born in Pacifica, California
  • Nov 3 Bryan Young, New Zealand cricket batsman (35 Tests, top score 267; 74 ODIs), born in Whangarei, Northland
  • Nov 6 Erik Kramer [William Erik Kramer], American former NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Encino, California
  • Nov 8 Chuck Cecil, American NFL safety (Houston Oilers), born in Red Bluff, California
  • Nov 9 Leah Pells, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 10 Keith Lockhart, American baseball infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 10 Kenny Rogers, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1994), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Nov 10 Magnús Scheving, Icelandic athlete, writer and producer (LazyTown), born in Borgarnes, Iceland
  • Nov 11 Roberto Hernandez, Puerto Rican pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Santurce Puerto Rico
  • Nov 12 Erik Howard, NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets)
  • Nov 12 Gerald Perry, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Nov 12 Jakob Hlasek, Swiss tennis player (French Open doubles 1992, Hopman Cup 1992), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Nov 13 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
  • Nov 14 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Olympic bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario

Person of interestDwight Gooden

Nov 16 Dwight Gooden, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida

Baseball Pitcher Dwight Gooden
Baseball Pitcher
Dwight Gooden
  • Nov 17 Marina Tcherkasova, American pairs figure skater (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Nov 17 Michelle Knox-Zaloom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Nov 18 Mike Withycombe, CFL corner (BC Lions)
  • Nov 18 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker (Ariz, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 19 Jeni Lidgett, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 19 Irina Laricheva, Russian trap shooter (World C'ships x 6 gold individual, team, double trap), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Nov 20 John Maclean, Canadian NHL right wing (NJ Devils), born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)
  • Nov 21 Thomas Everett, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Nov 22 Akram Raza, cricketer (Pakistani off-spin all-rounder)
  • Nov 22 Benoit Benjamin, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Nov 22 David Tate, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Nov 22 Gene Atkins, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Nov 22 Pierre Vercheval, CFL guard (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Nov 22 Robbie Slater, Australian former footballer
  • Nov 23 Jose Gonzales, baseball player
  • Nov 23 Kapila Wijegunewardene, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
  • Nov 23 Frank Rutherford, Bahamian athlete
  • Nov 25 Dan Saleaumua, Samoan-American NFL defensive tackle, 1988-97 (Detroit Lions; Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 25 Wendy Wyland, American platform diver (Olympic bronze, 1984), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Nov 26 Al Smith, American former NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 26 Jeff Jaeger, American NFL kicker (Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Nov 26 Vreni Schneider, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic gold 1988, 94), born in Elm, Switzerland
  • Nov 27 David Giles, Australian sailor (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • Nov 28 John Burkett, New Brighton PA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Nov 30 David Wood, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Dec 1 Salvatore Schillaci [Totò], Italian soccer striker (16 caps; Messina, Juventus), born in Palermo, Italy
  • Dec 2 Chip Hale, American baseball infielder, coach and manager (Minnesota Twins; Arizona Diamondbacks; Washington Nationals), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Dec 4 Scott Hastings, Scottish rugby union centre and broadcaster (65 caps; 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Watsonians RFC), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Dec 5 Pablo Morales, American butterfly swimmer (Olympic 3 gold/2 silver-1984, 92), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 6 Will Johnson, CFL defensive end (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Dec 7 Peter Laviolette, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Franklin, Massachusetts

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport